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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford County

Hypertension Awareness

Have you EVER been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you have high blood pressure?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes Yes, during pregnancy No Borderline high or pre-hypertensive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,252 5,387 31.5 30.2-32.9 107 1.2 0.9- 1.8 7,488 65.4 64.0-66.8 270 1.8 1.5- 2.2
-Guilford County 427 178 29.8 24.4-35.7 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 240 68.2 62.0-73.8 8 1.7 0.6- 4.5
GENDER
Male 172 66 25.6 18.3-34.5 0 0.0 . - . 103 72.6 63.2-80.3 3 1.9 0.4- 8.0
Female 255 112 35.1 28.7-42.1 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6 137 62.7 55.6-69.3 5 1.5 0.6- 3.7
RACE
White 304 119 31.6 25.9-37.9 0 0.0 . - . 182 67.8 61.4-73.5 3 0.6 0.2- 2.2
Other 116 56 27.1 18.2-38.2 1 0.7 0.1- 5.2 54 68.7 56.5-78.8 5 3.4 1.0-10.8
AGE
18-44 96 11 10.3 5.2-19.2 0 0.0 . - . 85 89.7 80.8-94.8 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 325 166 45.2 39.0-51.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 150 51.2 44.8-57.6 8 3.1 1.2- 7.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 156 76 30.2 20.6-41.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4 77 68.5 56.4-78.4 2 0.6 0.1- 2.6
Some College + 270 102 29.6 23.7-36.3 0 0.0 . - . 162 68.0 61.0-74.2 6 2.4 0.8- 7.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 206 105 41.4 32.9-50.5 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 95 54.7 45.5-63.6 5 3.2 1.0- 9.8
$50,000+ 166 52 23.9 17.8-31.5 0 0.0 . - . 112 75.3 67.7-81.6 2 0.7 0.2- 3.3

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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